Eichenauer, Thomas Lynn, SP 4

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Last Rank
Specialist 4
Last Service Branch
Armor
Last Primary MOS
11D20-Armor Reconnaissance Specialist
Last MOS Group
Armor (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 11D20, C Troop, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry
Service Years
1967 - 1968

Specialist 4



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Home State
Indiana
Indiana
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Ft Wayne , IN
Last Address
Ft Wayne , IN

Casualty Date
Aug 14, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Phuoc Long (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Greenlawn Memorial Park - Fort Wayne, Indiana
Wall/Plot Coordinates
48W 012/Block 14

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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1982, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2019, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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Tank Weapons
Machine Gun

 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry 1st Infantry Division
  1968-1968, 11D20, C Troop, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry
  1968-1968, 11D20, 1st Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

 
POSTED ON 3.30.2018
POSTED BY: Duane Finucane

The driver

Tom was gunner on my tank when he died.close to 50 years ,still think of him very often.it was a sad day.



Individual died from wounds received while driver of a military vehicle on an escort mission when the vehicle came under a hostile anti-tank round attack.  Individual was admitted to a military hospital, placed on the SI (serious injury) list, evacuated to Japan, and placed on the VSI (vary serious injury) list where he expired shortly thereafter.
 




 
   
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POSTED ON 2.23.2019
POSTED BY: Ken Sechler
Good friend
Went to jr high and high school with Tom. He had a good sense of humor and a love of music. Good runner in cross country and track. Especially enjoyed lunch time with him.
   
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